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My first real foreign holiday was my honeymoon 20 years ago, and we went to Bali. It was particularly special for that reason, I enjoyed it very much - I had packed music scores and a practice drum pad, suspecting that I would be completely bored, but actually they remained in my case.

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She also performed in Sesame Street and on CBeebies in Zingzillas

Glennie has won many awards including:
Best Chamber Music Performance in the Grammy Awards of 1989
Scot of the Year 1982
Queen's Commendation prize for all round excellence 1985
Scotswoman of the Decade 1990
Best Studio and Live Percussionist from Rhythm Magazine 1998 2000 2002 2003 & 2004
Walpole Medal of Excellence 2002
Musical America Instrumentalist of the Year 2003
Sabian Lifetime Achievement Award 2006
Percussive Arts Society: Hall of Fame – November 2008
She has been awarded 15 honorary doctorates from universities in the United Kingdom the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1993 and was promoted to Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the New Year's Honours of 2007. She also plays the Great Highland Bagpipes and has her own registered tartan known as "The Rhythms of Evelyn Glennie".

Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann GlennieDBE (born 19 July 1965) is a Scottish virtuosa percussionist.

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